The dates for the 47thNigar Awards were announced at the press conference. These awards, used to be the sole representative of the country’s film awards for nearly seven decades, went into hiatus until now. This initiative was taken by Mr Ilyas Rashidi, the founder of Nigar Weekly. The awards have now been revived by his son, Aslam Ilyas Rashidi.
The press conference was attended by many celebrities. The Nigar Film Awards will be held in Karachi on March 16th.
The show was hosted by Shanaz Ramzi, committee member of the Nigar Awards, and other speakers included Kashif Warsi, MD Nigar Awards, and Fahad Sherwani.
The final speaker of the evening was Aslam Ilyas Rashidi, the flag-bearer and custodian of Nigar Awards who spoke about his father and his personal commitment to this project.
Celebrities from the industry gave their views and offered full support to Rashidi.
Nigar Awards will be telecast on satellite channel, terrestrial channel, FM radio and music channels simultaneously. The Awards promises to pay tribute to legends on and off-screen both. The names of the partners of Nigar Awards will be announced soon.